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September 2022

SCHOOLS: Fighting Words Creative Writing Workshop

Friday 30th September, 2022 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 28th October, 2022 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants. Upcoming Fighting Words Workshops for Primary School: Friday 30 September, 10.30am Friday 28 October, 10.30am These workshops will be conducted in our venue by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell, and supported by 2-3 volunteers from Riverbank’s Fighting Words team. The workshop will last 2 hours and…

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October 2022

SCHOOLS: An Ant Called Amy

Friday 14th October, 2022 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 12:00, repeating indefinitely

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 per student (teachers free)

This is a story about an ant called Amy (an award-winning ant I might add), her brother Andy and a Brown Spider. A story about a busy little ant who learns to slow down. An Ant Called Amy is a story about an Ant called Amy, her brother Andy and a brown spider. Amy the ant works very hard. When she wins the Employee of the Month Award Amy feels happiness that drives her to work even harder. But with…

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SCHOOLS: I Wish I Was a Mountain

Wednesday 26th October, 2022 - 10:00
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One event on Wednesday 26th October, 2022 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 per student (teachers free)

On the day of the famous annual fair, the town of Faldum receives an unexpected visit. A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one. Before long, the city is transformed. Mansions stand where mud huts once squatted, and beggars ride around in horse drawn carriages. And one man wishes to be turned into a mountain. Written and performed by former Glastonbury Poetry Slam Champion Toby Thompson, I Wish I was a Mountain uses rhyme, live music,…

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SCHOOLS: I Wish I Was a Mountain

Wednesday 26th October, 2022 - 12:00
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One event on Wednesday 26th October, 2022 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 per student (teachers free)

On the day of the famous annual fair, the town of Faldum receives an unexpected visit. A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one. Before long, the city is transformed. Mansions stand where mud huts once squatted, and beggars ride around in horse drawn carriages. And one man wishes to be turned into a mountain. Written and performed by former Glastonbury Poetry Slam Champion Toby Thompson, I Wish I was a Mountain uses rhyme, live music,…

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SCHOOLS: Fighting Words Creative Writing Workshop

Friday 28th October, 2022 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 28th October, 2022 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Free event

Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants. Upcoming Fighting Words Workshops for Primary School: Friday 30 September, 10.30am Friday 28 October, 10.30am These workshops will be conducted in our venue by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell, and supported by 2-3 volunteers from Riverbank’s Fighting Words team. The workshop will last 2 hours and…

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November 2022

SCHOOLS: Up-Close

Thursday 17th November, 2022 - 10:00
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One event on Friday 18th November, 2022 at 10:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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A performance about friendship, trust and building resilience together. Hello! How are you? Do you want to play with me? An energetic dance piece where two strangers meet, connect and celebrate their new friendship. Together they look to the future with hope, optimism and an appetite for life. Up-Close is about trusting each other, building resilience together, and letting go of the past. A highly physical dance show blending contemporary and street dance styles, peppered with humour, Up-Close is suitable…

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SCHOOLS: Up-Close

Friday 18th November, 2022 - 10:00
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One event on Friday 18th November, 2022 at 10:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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A performance about friendship, trust and building resilience together. Hello! How are you? Do you want to play with me? An energetic dance piece where two strangers meet, connect and celebrate their new friendship. Together they look to the future with hope, optimism and an appetite for life. Up-Close is about trusting each other, building resilience together, and letting go of the past. A highly physical dance show blending contemporary and street dance styles, peppered with humour, Up-Close is suitable…

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December 2022

SCHOOLS: Whistleblast Quartet

Friday 9th December, 2022 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 9th December, 2022 at 12:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 per student (teachers free)

A very WhistleBlast Christmas Show including lots of favourites from Tchaikovsky to the Snowman, a sing along WhistleBlast Christmas Tale and other seasonal songs! Bell ringing and percussion for you to join in a joyful concert finale… Performed by fun loving musicians: Conor Linehan, piano; Ken Edge, saxes and clarinets; Oonagh Keogh, violin; and Mary Curran, French horn, in a highly accessible presentation. Suitable for everybody, of all ages.  Come along and get yourself into the mood for a wonderful…

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SCHOOLS: Whistleblast Quartet

Friday 9th December, 2022 - 12:30
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One event on Friday 9th December, 2022 at 12:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 per student (teachers free)

A very WhistleBlast Christmas Show including lots of favourites from Tchaikovsky to the Snowman, a sing along WhistleBlast Christmas Tale and other seasonal songs! Bell ringing and percussion for you to join in a joyful concert finale… Performed by fun loving musicians: Conor Linehan, piano; Ken Edge, saxes and clarinets; Oonagh Keogh, violin; and Mary Curran, French horn, in a highly accessible presentation. Suitable for everybody, of all ages.  Come along and get yourself into the mood for a wonderful…

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SCHOOLS WORKSHOP: Tamzen Lundy Wet Felting Workshop

Tuesday 13th December, 2022 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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In this fun morning, children will learn the basics of wet-felting, the worlds oldest form of textile making.  This is a fabulous introduction to a very sensory craft, suitable for beginners. There will be plenty of soapy bubbles and soft fibres. Roll up your sleeves and rub a dub dub!  Tamzen (former chairperson Feltmakers Ireland and textile professional of 20yrs+ experience with experience teaching in schools as well as herding her own 3 free range kids) will introduce the group…

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